Yap joins Lakas-Kampi-CMD

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on Yap joins Lakas-Kampi-CMD 

LOBOC, Bohol, Nov. 10 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo witnessed the induction on Tuesday of Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap as member of the Lakas-Kampi-CMD.

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Cabinet meeting focuses on disaster preparedness, risk reduction

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on Cabinet meeting focuses on disaster preparedness, risk reduction 

LOBOC, Bohol, Nov. 10 — Disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness, and climate change were on top of Tuesday's agenda during the full Cabinet meeting presided by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at the Tourism Center here.

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Enrile sees importation as solution to oil shortage

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on Enrile sees importation as solution to oil shortage 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 10 –- Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said on Tuesday that the only solution to the alleged dwindling oil supply is for the government to import petroleum products using its resources.

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DOJ recommends lifting of E.O. 839 in selected areas

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on DOJ recommends lifting of E.O. 839 in selected areas 

MANILA, Nov. 10 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday recommended the lifting of Executive Order 839 in selected areas that were not hardly devastated by the recent typhoons.

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House panel exempts Pagcor from 30% corporate tax

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on House panel exempts Pagcor from 30% corporate tax 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 10 — The committee on ways and means of the House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill seeking to exempt the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) from the payment of 30 percent corporate income tax.

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CSC cites 5 Naga cops

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on CSC cites 5 Naga cops 

By Ed G. Yu

NAGA CITY, Nov. 10 – Five policemen from this city were recently conferred the "Gantimpala Agad Award" by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for honesty, expeditious and responsive resolutions of two different robbery with arson cases in this city.

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President Arroyo to lead turnover rites of first WiMax in Floridablanca

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on President Arroyo to lead turnover rites of first WiMax in Floridablanca 

FLORIDABLANCA, Pampanga, Nov. 10 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead Wednesday the turnover ceremony of the first Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMax) here, a telecommunications technology that enables high-speed wireless Internet access to a wider area.

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Puno waits for MILF's promise to recover Sinnott

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on Puno waits for MILF's promise to recover Sinnott 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 10 –Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Ronaldo Puno said Tuesday they are giving an “elbow room” to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to prove what they have promised concerning the fate of Fr. Michael Sinnott.

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President Arroyo signs 2 bills in Cebu

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on President Arroyo signs 2 bills in Cebu 

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, Nov. 10 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrived in Cebu Tuesday afternoon to reenact the signing of laws creating the lone congressional district of Lapu-Lapu City and the conversion of a state college into a university.

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P56-M infra projects for Aklan ARC undergo validation

November 10, 2009 9:35 am· Comments Off on P56-M infra projects for Aklan ARC undergo validation 

KALIBO, Aklan, Nov. 10 – Some P56 million worth of projects under the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Program (ARISP) III that are being proposed in Buruanga, Aklan recently underwent validation.

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